Topic archives: australia day

Hinch’s Senate Diary: the Greens have no hope of winning the Australia Day debate. Nor should they.

January 25, 2018 22

Senator Derryn Hinch takes on the Change the Date debate in his first Senate Diary of 2018.

How Australia Day echoes the 1948 exodus of Palestine

and January 25, 2018 18

The parallels between Australia and Israel are particularly obvious on January 26, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

‘Change the date’ springs from a long cultural history, one that Nick Cater wouldn’t understand

January 24, 2018 5

In which Guy Rundle looks back at the history of Meanjin and A.A. Phillips influential essay "The Cultural Cringe".

Tips and rumours

January 24, 2018 3

SA Libs gunning for Xenophon ... The mixed CV of Sherry Sufi ... Trump's helicopter dramas ...

Crikey cheat sheet: where do our pollies stand on Australia Day?

January 24, 2018 13

As the debate surrounding Australia Day gets louder, which leaders are taking up the call, and which ones are burying their heads?

Chudd: I haven’t done anything to Aboriginal people aside from silence their experience

January 23, 2018 8

The Radical Left would have you believe that the date of Australia Day somehow excludes people -- yet all they offer for evidence is the people who have consistently said they’ve been excluded from the day.

Rundle: ‘Australia Day’ will fail for the same reason same-sex marriage succeeded

January 22, 2018 52

Australia Day was gone as soon as it could start to be questioned by more than a small minority of the population.

How the Australia Day culture war came to WA

January 19, 2018 21

As debate continues at every level of government in the lead-up to Australia Day, we revisit the City of Fremantle. Some aren't convinced that change, when it comes, will begin with politicians.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull, Shorten refuse to change the date

January 16, 2018 2

Good morning, early birds. The two major parties have rebuffed the Greens' campaign to change the date of Australia Day. Plus, a new report suggests sluggish wage growth will entrench inequality. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: NDIS flaws force 15-month hospital stay

January 15, 2018

Good morning, early birds. A woman has spent 15 months in hospital due to bureaucratic inefficiency. Plus, the Greens announce a nationwide campaign to change the date of Australia Day. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.